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Camping: What to Bring

Camping: What to Bring

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It's less than a week until our launch campout in Staten Island. We want to make sure you show up prepared so here's a quick guide for what to bring:

Never fear, you can rent the majority of this gear at a local outfitter such as Tent & Trails, REI, Traverse, or Gear to Go Outfitters. 

Core camping gear:

  • Tent
    • This is where you will sleep. If you need a tent or have extra room in your tent you'd be willing to share - please post a message on the Facebook Group
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Headlamp Or Flashlight

Additional Items

  • Bug Spray
  • Water bottle
  • Mug for coffee in the morning
  • Fully charged phone
  • Yoga mat, frisbee, guitar (optional)
  • Warm layers just in case
  • Toothbrush/Toiletries

By Sarah Knapp

I used to hate the outdoors until I moved to NYC

I used to hate the outdoors until I moved to NYC

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